6.9 magnitude earthquake 26 km from Camaná, Arequipa, Peru

1979-02-16 10:08:53 UTC

UTC time: Friday, February 16, 1979 10:08 AM
Your time: 1979-02-16T10:08:53Z
Magnitude Type: ms
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
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1979-02-16 10:08:53 UTC 6.9 magnitude, 53 km depth
Camaná, Arequipa, Peru

6.9 magnitude earthquake

1979-02-16 10:08:53 UTC at 10:08
February 16, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.39, -72.658
26.2 km from Camaná (16.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 53 km

Aftershocks:
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1979-02-16 11:13:11 UTC 4.6 magnitude, 85 km depth
Camaná, Arequipa, Peru

4.6 magnitude earthquake

1979-02-16 11:13:11 UTC at 11:13
February 16, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -17.078, -72.85
52.2 km from Camaná (32.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 85 km

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1979-02-16 22:18:20 UTC 5.5 magnitude, 52 km depth
Camaná, Arequipa, Peru

5.5 magnitude earthquake

1979-02-16 22:18:20 UTC at 22:18
February 16, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.5, -72.656
14.2 km from Camaná (9.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 52 km

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1979-02-17 15:41:15 UTC 5.1 magnitude, 79 km depth
Camaná, Arequipa, Peru

5.1 magnitude earthquake

1979-02-17 15:41:15 UTC at 15:41
February 17, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.627, -72.659
5.2 km from Camaná (3.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 79 km

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1979-02-20 14:02:43 UTC 5.2 magnitude, 56 km depth
Camaná, Arequipa, Peru

5.2 magnitude earthquake

1979-02-20 14:02:43 UTC at 14:02
February 20, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -16.698, -72.74
8.2 km from Camaná (5.2 miles)

Near Coast Of Southern Peru

Depth: 56 km